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Stick Readers + Apps + Accessories

Stick Readers

A Stick Reader from Shearwell Data comes complete with everything you'll need to record, store and forward your animal IDs.

One person with this Stick Reader can quickly and accurately identify the electronic IDs of your livestock. In a pen, in a race or out in the field, simply point, scan, record and store the data – up to 16,000 animals and up to 26 management groups.

The Stick Reader is rugged, and built for a hard day’s work out on the farm. It has easy, single-button operation and a large display. And when you’re done, just transfer the data wirelessly over to your office computer or even to your mobile.

What's included with every Stick Reader:

• Shearwell Stick Reader (SDL400S or SDL440S)
• 4 x AA rechargeable battery pack
• AA battery charger
• 240V adaptor cable for charger
• 12V adaptor cable for charger
• PC software on CD & downloadable Mac version
• Android™ & iPhone® Apps available



From $1,250.00 excl GST

Mobile Printer

Mobile Printer for Stick Reader or Stock Recorder

Get hard copy records on-the-fly, Scan and record the animal’s ID, print out the data and pin it to the fleece after shearing, for example. At around 350g (including battery and paper roll) this is a lightweight unit, it comes with a handy belt clip and it produces easy-to-read thermal print-outs. You’ll get a decent working day’s battery life producing animal ID print-outs before needing to recharge. Battery charging takes 2 - 3 hours.

The printer is paired with your Stick Reader or Stock Recorder via Bluetooth

$600.00 excl GST

Hard 'Carry All' Case

Hard Case for Stick Reader and all Accessories

Keep and carry your Stick Reader and all its accessories in this protective, hard-shell carrying case. With cut-outs in the foam for the Stick Reader, printer, battery packs, printer rolls etc. you’ll be able to keep everything you need securely in one place and ready for use.

$150.00 excl GST

EID Connect - App for iPhone® & Android™

Shearwell’s EID Connect app enables users to connect an SDL400S or SDL440S EID Stick Reader to their Android or Apple mobile device.

The EID (electronic identification) numbers are read from either electronic tags or bolus) and sent to EID Connect where they are stored in a group with other reads. The data can be shared via cloud storage, email or stored locally on the device.

• Use the app with a Shearwell EID Stick Reader
• Send tag reads to EID Connect wirelessly by Bluetooth
• Count animals with EID tags accurately and easily
• Download tags from the Stick Reader's memory
• Group tag reads for management purposes

Android app on Google Play Download on the App Store

Please Note: iPhone app will only connect to the blue-handled Stick Reader (SDL440S)

$0.00 excl GST

NAIT Connect - App for iPhone® & Android™

Shearwell’s NAIT Connect app helps you comply with NAIT regulations by connecting an SDL440S or SDL400S EID Stick Reader to your device and using it to read your cattle or deer RFID ear tags.

After the tags have been read (or manually entered through the keypad), they can be sent to NAIT to either register the application of tags or to record the movement of animals.

NAIT Connect can also keep tag reads in local groups for sharing via AirDrop, cloud storage, email or stored locally on the device.

• Use the app with a Shearwell EID Stick Reader
• Send tag reads wirelessly by Bluetooth to NAIT Connect
• Send required data to NAIT (registration and movement)
• Count animals with EID tags accurately and easily
• Download tags from the Stick Reader's memory
• Group tag reads for management purposes

Android app on Google Play Download on the App Store

Please Note: iPhone app will only connect with the SDL440S Stick Reader (the one with the blue handle).

$0.00 excl GST

SDL Connect - App for Mac & PC

Use this app with your Shearwell Data EID Stick Reader to retrieve reads from the Stick Reader's memory, configure the Stick Reader according to your needs and ensure the Stick Reader's date and time settings are correct.



Tag reads you have downloaded with the app can be saved as a TextEdit file, a Numbers formatted spread sheet (if Numbers is available) or pasted into another application.

If you need a Bluetooth dongle for your Windows PC, we can supply one.

$0.00 excl GST